Re: Terminal Color-Coding
- Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2018 14:38:42 +1000
- From: terryc <terryc@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Terminal Color-Coding
On Sat, 30 Jun 2018 19:44:42 -0500
"Josh W." <joshw8104@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, I was working in my Terminal cleaning up my files and folders
> when i needed a second terminal. When i opened it up the Color-Coding
> that was visible in my current terminal, was plain grey and black. I
> restart my computer hoping that it would be a quick fix, but no luck.
> So i tried tuning the setting, and that was a bust as well. I restart
> my Computer and it remains the same, the color coding is gone. I
> remember a while back there was a way to set the color coding, say i
> was running as root and wanted to have the Coding running so i could
> tell directories form executable and such. Could anybody help w/
> this?? It would be greatly appreciated!
My 2c guess is that you want something like /usr/bin/dircolors which
sets the various colours used when you invoke ls.
FWIW, I have various xterm scripts in /usr/local/bin for when I want to
set the basic colours for my xterms. e.g
exec xterm -fg black -bg LightGrey -fa mono -fs 16 &